Interior Design Faculty
Martha Burpitt, professor of human environmental sciences and the Interior Design program coordinator, joined the Meredith faculty in 1991. Her teaching experience includes Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga., University of Georgia in Athens, and Salem College in Winston-Salem, N.C. In addition to teaching, Dr. Burpitt continues to do freelance interior design work. She has received awards for Excellence in Teaching from the University of Georgia and Meredith College.
Degrees Held: BFA and MFA in interior design, Ph.D. in art, University of Georgia. Burpitt is also National Council for Interior Design Qualification certified.
Courses Taught: Interior Design I, Housing Issues, Interior Design Materials, Technology for Interior Design, Interior Design IV,
Professional Practice in Interior Design
Research Interests: Evolution of Home Design, Green Design
Contact: 230 Martin Hall, (919) 760-8550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Crowley, an associate professor of human environmental sciences in the interior design program, has been at Meredith since 2000. She has more than 20 years of professional experience in contract design. Ms. Crowley is a LEED-AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional).
Degrees Held: B.A. in studio art, Hollins College, MFA in interior design the Maryland Institute, College of Art.
Courses Taught: Interior Design I, Technology for Interior Design, Construction Technology, Interior Design IV, Contract Interior Design
Research Interests: Commercial Design, Green Design and Historic Preservation
Contact: 232 Martin Hall, (919) 760-8085 or email@example.com
Ellen Goode is a professor of human environmental sciences in the interior design program. She has taught at Meredith since 1976. She continues to work as a contract design consultant, and has worked as a design manager for an office furniture dealership and a staff interior designer. Her professional work includes healthcare, church, school, and corporate office design.
Degrees Held: B.S. in interior design, Virginia Tech, M.S. in interior design, UNC-Greensboro, and Ed.D. in adult and community college education from NC State University.
Courses Taught: History Of Architectural Interiors and Furnishings ID 142, Interior Design III - ID 344 , Contract Interior Design ID 447, Interior Lightening Design ID 348
Research Interests: Office Design and Green Design
Contact: 234 Martin, (919) 760-8394 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard Redfoot is an adjunct faculty member in the interior design program who previously taught at Meredith from 2001-2004. He is president of The Redfoot Studio Architecture PC in Cary. The firm works on both residential and commercial projects including upfits, additions, renovations, and new construction throughout the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina.
Degrees Held: Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Washington & Lee University, Master of Architecture, State University of New York at Buffalo.
Research Interests: Design build and lighting
Contact: 228 Martin, (919) 760-2360, email@example.com
Lina Sibert is an adjunct faculty member in the interior design program who has taught at Meredith since 1999. She is
a practicing architect and founder of 2SL Design Build in Raleigh, N.C. Her experience includes designing both residential and commercial projects in downtown Tokyo, Germany and North Carolina. She is fluent in French, Arabic and English, and has a strong knowledge of Italian.
Degrees Held: Bachelor of Environmental Design in architecture from NC State University, Master of Architecture, University of California at Berkeley.
Contact: 228 Martin, (919)760-2360, firstname.lastname@example.org